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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1];Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Hadeel Maksoud M.D.[2]

Overview

Colonoscopy with ingested camera or push endoscopy, and laparoscopy may be helpful in the diagnosis of bowel obstruction. Findings on colonoscopy suggestive of bowel obstruction include a dilated bowel loop, foreign body, mass and perforation.

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References

  1. Katsanos KH, Maliouki M, Tatsioni A, Ignatiadou E, Christodoulou DK, Fatouros M, Tsianos EV (2010). "The role of colonoscopy in the management of intestinal obstruction: a 20-year retrospective study". BMC Gastroenterol. 10: 130. doi:10.1186/1471-230X-10-130. PMC 2988711. PMID 21059218.

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